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Mordechai


Published 2005


An original composition for violin and guitar by Gerry Dempsey written as an homage to Israeli nuclear whistleblower, Mordechai Vanunu, who has just been re-arrested again this week by the Israeli police, and celebrated Yiddish poet and songwriter Mordechai Gebertig who was tragically shot dead n the Krakow Ghetto in 1942.

This version features Gerry on guitar and a violin playing several overdubbed parts.

An earlier recording of the composition can be heard here.

Check out my blog of Janacek arrangements and YouTube channel


Source Born digital
Run time 3 min

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Contact: tomjoad2005 [at] yahoo.com

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Reviewer: fodd - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 14, 2006
Subject: Beautiful melancholy ...
This is a beautiful tune, full of wistful melancholy. The violin line plays hauntingly, reminiscent of the great klezmer tunes.

Well worth listening to ... several times!
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